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i am actually. land. my. land. land. this is the w. news live from ballet west festivities are kicking off to mark 30 years since before the war and they include this art installation on the filing in front of the ground in baghdad to tell correspondent joins us with the details also coming up rival protests over lebanon's political team shut down the stakes in the streets to
demonstrate against the bloody meet the rallies in support of the country's president also knowledge crowds we will point from bay ridge. german chancellor i'm going to moscow pays tribute to the victims of a near nazi group has a new memorial is inaugurated cuts off the previous memorial to those killed by the n.s.a. was vandalized. last german football john james bond munich find that coach nico kovach shot to the club itself has its worst in defeat in more than a decade. time humphrey glad you could join me germany is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the full of the bat in war which happened on the 9th of november 1989 well today kicks off a week of celebrations with 2. events exhibitions and all works like here at the brandenburg
gate now this 150 meet in lonely installation is made up of 100000 colorful stream is with messages written by germans floating like a giant wave right in the center of it. and just 2 kilometers away alexanderplatz but in many mila will be officially launching the festival week and that is where our chief political correspondent melinda crane is standing by for us melinda good to see you what exactly is happening that today. well i'm here at alexanderplatz which is in the very heart of east berlin and is a nationally known landmark nearly as famous for example as the brandenburg gate and that is one of the reasons why the city has chosen this spot to inaugurate that weeklong commemoration that you mentioned it's going to include art installations
it will be opened in about an hour by the mayor on the stage that you may be able to discern behind me after that here at alexander plots we will see major projections of historic scenes 30 years ago on the buildings all around me we'll see performances installations lectures and more now this commemoration is entitled 7 days 7 places which is basically a recognition of the fact that although we tend to think of the night of november the night that the wall fell as the day that east germany's or that the division of germany was healed in fact the revolution the peaceful revolution was a whole sequence of events over weeks and even months and one of the milestones in that history did take place right here at alexanderplatz 30 years ago today let's take a look back. in november 989 the exodus of people leaving east germany reached
a peak those who decided to stay demanded more freedom more than half a 1000000 staged a mass protest on east berlin alexanderplatz the largest demonstration in the history of east germany. it's as if someone has pushed open the window. years of intellectual economic and political stagnation. they can only years reeking of apathy. double speak and bureaucratic. despotism what you wrote is true of the communist regime had subtly and publicly lost all support but even then no one predicted that just 5 days later the berlin wall would fall well into tell us about the importance of the demonstrations that. well the people who are going eyes to it
were actually a very diverse group actors artists members of church groups academics some of them very very prominent deede others largely unknown and they actually went to the trouble of applying for a permit to hold this demonstration which was the 1st time that had occurred in east germany and the permit was actually grab it and nonetheless they could not know when they began assembling here that morning 30 years ago how many people would actually show up and whether demonstrations would be met with violent repression because in fact the police had used violence and earlier demonstrations a month before and the new head of east germany at the time was known to have spoken with understanding of the harsh violent chinese reaction to the protests at tiananmen square in the same year the fact is that didn't occur those who spoke here were able to air their demands for democratic freedoms for transparency for
justice peaceably in the presence of communist party officials and in fact the protest was even televised apparently without official authorization showing in fact that the strictures of east germany were beginning to crumble one of the organizers said that when she saw that communist party official take the stage and he was permitted by the demonstrators to speak and she saw his hands shaking she knew that the days of the east german regime were numbered and of course she was right indeed they were and what about those people who were then then i mean what do they feel about what has happened since. i think the short answer would be it's complicated if you speak with east germans many of them will tell you their lives have absolutely changed for the better thanks to unification and at the same time they will tell you they are sometimes painfully aware of the ongoing divisions between east and west but also beyond that even divisions within families with in
circles of friends who diverging their opinions about what the fall of east germany meant and particularly about the aftermath of unification what that has meant for east germans sense of identity also for their sense of security so i think what we what we see here is that it takes history a long long time to play out is by no means linear and although this is being billed as a celebration and a festival in fact there will be many discussions that will pay tribute to this ambivalence and complexity our chief political correspondent linda crane thanks a lot well much has changed since the wall fell the once divided city has been unified but as we report some divisions still remain. the center of the island skyscrapers and tourists filled the streets but this was the
death strip until 1909 as oh no belinda was allowed to enter that danny who grew up in east berlin the wall stood right next to his home this is where he started taking photos. when i was renting a little prickly if i took my zoom lens and photographed it from far away. because it was strictly forbidden to take pictures of the border area that's going to resolve one of. his pictures show balloons radical transformation this wasteland has become germany's government quarter. the city may change but some things stay the same people need to love and eat. values to love to come back here with my camera because there was lots of life here lots of images to be captured and one thing that hasn't changed is qana because
it's still here today. famous for its color the worst cannot has been selling sausages for 90 years now and still serves the same menu the kleins today are different though. we are this used to be a working class neighborhood there were factories everywhere everyone dropped in here after their shift or on their way to work. the book ate for most east berlin as this was the end of the world today the city has been reunited but forget donegal somethin still remains. a mere thought death if i still have the wall in my head. and when i travel across it on public transportation in my mind i'm traveling from east to west or from west to east that's just stayed in my head than a. professional and that's why i'm envious of the young people who do not have the
same side on the. foot those who were born after the war what remains is just part of history. has taken it now some of the other stories making news around the world anti-government protesters have clashed with security forces in baghdad there are unconfirmed reports that security forces shot several people dead or thought he say only rubber bullets and no live ammunition was used the violence comes a day after security forces shot dead 3 protesters in the city of karbala more than 250 people have died since protests erupted last month. iran's announced new violations of the landmark nuclear deal it signed with world powers in 2015 tech ron's new kitchen says it's developing a new generation of advanced centrifuges which can enrich uranium up some 50 times faster iran began violating limitations on the right even richmond after u.s.
president donald trump pulled out of the nuclear deal last year. a grenade blast has killed one and injured dozens in indian administered kashmir is the bloodiest incident since india stripped the region of its special status in august several indian power military police were among the injured. or protesters demanding political reform in lebanon have blocked roads across the. capital beirut they're demanding an end to corruption in calling for president michel aoun to step down now the protests have been going on for more than 2 weeks and led to the resignation of the government last week but now suppose it's all the president of all say taking to the streets. human roadblock to help our allies a country they say just isn't working these protesters have little confidence in the future accusing the government of not only corruption but also incompetence.
we are escalating our protests because we don't trust this corrupt government they are negotiating with themselves we warned them that if we take to the streets we wouldn't go away we used to come and block the roads until noon and then leave this time they'll be blocked forever there. are protesters have blocked key roads across the country more than one quarter of people in lebanon live in poverty the economy has stalled and the country's lurching from one political crisis to another. but supporters of president michel aoun are rallying around valley into the thousands turned out to push back against calls for him to step down they say lebanon needs him to root out and tackle the problems facing it. they have money in the president isn't to blame for lebanon he's not responsible for everything wrong in the country today he shouldn't step down protesters think if the president meets power the problems will be solved on the contrary 6 if that
happens the crisis will worsen the return there then if that the. president has appealed to the protesters for patients. that it we put together a roadmap to deal with the 3 points. corruption the economy and a civil state. they are not easy points to deal with. i mean madani. book the public opposition against him bridges religious and economic divides demonstrators say no good can come to the country until the current system of power is overthrown. well let's go straight to reporter ross ensoulment in beirut for the latest on this rosen protesters have taken to the streets again a general strike has been called what exactly are demonstrators demanding. and not as good as yours have been ducking the streets they are trying to paralyze the
country to wait and actually they are chained to pressure. the government sewage all of it in arms they believe that their 1st month was a day which is the education of prime minister saad had it but they have treated him and they are asking cliff argument and they want technocratic government to shades and they are not what he planning but there is a nation of one but not all at their business or to be seen as what and they are asking president said i want us to step down. so one hand we have those calls for michele to step down on the other hand we also now seeing support for him out on the streets it just held divide it is lebanon right now. yes there are as there is this cheat that the supports of the president signed on and there was a read yesterday in front of the president this and to support him it was also part
of the planet richard and it's in the afternoon by iraqis that had to choose a downtown beirut that was supportive of prime minister saad had unique and there's also of course the protesters on the street who are asking for a day in the mideast in august and that it's ok. well jimmy johnson going to michael has just visited a memorial to the victims of right wing terrorism in the east in germantown of to now merkel it made a flower the muni inaugurated memorial attention or used to symbolize the 10 victims of the so-called n.s.u. and the a nazi extremist group will stick out was home to the 3 essential members of the group 10 people mainly from ethnic minority backgrounds. the faces of modern german terrorism. who had bernhard and b. out to cheaper members of a far right group calling itself the national socialist underground only one of
them would live to answer for their crimes their victims 9 men targeted for their turkish or southern european origins. they also shot dead a german police officer. the group was overlooked for years from 1998 to 2011 the n.s.u. carried out a campaign of murder bombing and robbery a link to a far right nationalism didn't become clear until late 2011 when modalism bernhardt were found dead in a burned out camper van. days later turned herself in her trial lasted more than 5 years germany's biggest in modern history it included more than 260 pieces of evidence and testimony from nearly 600 witnesses and experts in july 2018 a court in munich found shaper guilty of murder and other crimes she was sentenced to life in prison then it was the state's turn to defend itself
a 4 year special investigation found ample evidence of authorities incompetence and negligence that allowed the n.s.u. to go undetected for so long. they appeared to be in denial about the presence of far right extremism in germany a threat german leaders have only recently made a priority. now some the other stories making news around the world greek police have found 41 refugees alive in a refrigerated truck in the north of the country and he stopped the truck on a highway near the city of santa for a routine check officials say that most of the people inside were from afghanistan and were on homes as the refrigeration system was not turned on the driver was arrested. flash floods have hit parts of italy's northwest as severe weather pounds the region the 5 brigade has evacuated residents in homes hit by mudslides the area is under weather and heavy rains and high winds are expected. when in sports
news one unit have parted ways with coach nico that following the club's 51 defeat to frank on saturday at mackay bridge from the sports joins me in studio to talk more about this well rather sensational bit of sports news welcome to you ed i mean it was certainly a brutal loss of course for buying on saturday do you think it was the final stall well i think it was the nature of the defeat that really was the final nail in the coffin for nico coaches rain on unit results had been paul throughout the season binded failed to win hearts of their blunders league matches until this point in the season so 2 losses and 3 draws from the 10 match days at the start of the season that did murmurings of play on play and rest one of the club's icons thomas miller said he felt like he'd been so pushed to the sidelines and he wasn't getting the game time he wanted and i think once the players start coming out to the media and saying we're not really happy with the training and things like that then you're in a bit of trouble but like i say i do think it was the nature of this humiliating
defeat against frank but that's all you need when things are going to and that's what cost him his job so right now they're in their 4th in the table which actually doesn't sound that relative but of course i mean it's all relative in buying a used to being pretty near the top so is this really a crisis for them to think well it is a crisis if you just do it like you say through the threes i mean yeah exactly through the prism of the expectation on a by unit coach yes they're 4th in the table they're still in the cup they actually have a perfect record in europe 3 games 3 wins in the champions league they've only lost 2 games all season and have done all of this actually with a pretty depleted defense which certainly isn't coaches fultz however he was handed $140000000.00 euros to spend during the summer which is a lot of money completely revamped scored basically gave him everything he could have possibly $1.00 seed and he didn't get the results that they're happy with and that's what happens by munich now we actually have reports that we've prepared to give us a little more background information on what happened over the last days and weeks out by munich so let's take a look at that now. a humiliating 51 defeat on. saturday against his old club
frankfurt it was simply too much by your munich bosses who parted ways with the coach on sunday night. until the middle of 2021. been with the bavarian. and after a shaky start. in his 1st season but recent weeks have seen inconsistent results and discord within the team after the frankfurt debacle. this is what has happened is no fluke if you saw the cup game in bochum last week with what has happened isn't really a big surprise to me it's kind of reasonable rational but it can't just be blamed on getting a red card early in the game it's the order card to nothing worked out. so now we are in a situation which we have to confront a woman joins us another we will have to analyze things and talk about it but of
course we have to change something and even covert himself saw the need for improvement before learning of his sacking. videos a man less we shouldn't be losing $51.00 what we have to grasp is that sure with a man less it's going to be more difficult so when. something like that should never happen. now those same worries will be inherited by covertness successor in the hot seat at bahrain. that is officially out the question is now of course he takes over well in the short term hands he flicked the assistant manager and he'll be taken over for the next 2 games course in the champions league this week and then deck dortmund this weekend for 2 big games now for any of our viewers out there thinking where do i know that name from hands you flick he was actually the assistant coach when germany won the world cup in 2014 so there is some coaching pedigree there however he isn't a real 1st team coach from elite club and they do need to find somebody now some of the names in question at the moment erik 10 hog the coach
a very young and hard pressing and dynamic team to the semifinals of last year's champions league. should say no that sort of hotspur didn't actually fantastic job you know revolutionized that club in the last few years and a few old heads have also been linked and shows a marine or 2 people very famous in england from their time in the premier league and also might select with the former events or sports but they're going to find somebody quick probably somebody who's unattached from a club so the front runners are probably alegria. people at that but i have to do something very quick i think big names out there it still sounds like a tough. job and do you think that buying can actually salvage this season now i think they are absolutely can i think they're back to where they think you know we could wait and see how bad things get they've not done that they've they've gone straight in the they've made a big decision they still of still definitely good enough to win the pot as they like i said there was 140000000 euro out why they didn't buy dross they're very very good players and i think of a new coach comes in he can really change their season around they may still win the bundesliga. mccambridge thanks
a lot thank you. well in most racing news there was hamilton of misstating has sealed a 6 for me to one wild title after finishing runner up in the us grand prix in texas the british driver now just has won fewer title an all time record holder she was. the u.s. hamilton new 8th place would be enough to clinch a 6 word title in texas but in typical style he went on out for the victory having started 5th on the grid. he took the lead midway through the race and knew clever tactics would be necessary to hold on to his decision to take a single pit stop to hold off his rivals was a risky move even for him through a critical eye to watch the purplish. most eighty's teammate valtteri bottas edged him to 1st but the day belonged to hamilton who just held off. to finish
2nd it was a moment to bask in. god. i worked as hard as i could and i don't know i just feel it's such so much emotion that i have you know my whole team here they're going back to the factory. i go my own my dad my step mom and i must step dad here my uncle george and on from trinidad. hamilton is now the 2nd most successful f one driver of all time just one championship behind michael schumacher and he's not even done yet. well this is huge over the news these are our top stories germany is kicking off a witness celebrations to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the soul of the berlin wall on the night of november 1989 at the iconic brandenburg gate a huge artwork display with 100000 tonsil streamers with messages written by jobs.
in lebanon protesters demanding political reform have grokked roads across the capital beirut after 2 weeks of protest against the political systems thousands of supporters of it have now gathered to show solidarity with president michel. anti-government protesters have clashed with security forces in baghdad there are reports that security forces shot several people dead more than $250.00 people have died since protests erupted last month. jennifer was champions by munich her 5 day coach nico kovach the move comes after the club suffered a $51.00 defeat by frankfurt the worst result in more than a decade bahrain is now 4th in the. news from berlin for more followers on twitter at d w news all visit our website it's d w dot com. well up next is the science magazine tomorrow today don't forget you can
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